Tag Archives: Political corruption

Steve Jobs, Medvedev, and the iPhone of Corruption

So here’s the thing: the Russian media heard this thing that today Apple CEO Steve Jobs will give visiting Russian President Dmitry Medvedev an iPhone 4 the day before the plebes get to get at it. Well, here’s the other … Continue reading

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Let the purges begin

You have to hand it to the Russian government. For all its corruption and mind-melting bureaucratic labyrinths, it knows how to act swiftly and decisively when trouble hits. Usually, this means firing people or kabashing things, quickly and without too … Continue reading

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